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Soldiers fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan often face daily attacks and are under constant alert. Two counselors who work with traumatized soldiers talk about their coping mechanisms.
Washington's Fort Lewis, the nation's third-largest Army post, has endured numerous losses from the Iraq war, many from Stryker brigades that patrol Baghdad. NewsHour correspondent Lee Hochberg reports on how the base is coping with the deaths.
Defense Secretary Robert Gates announced Wednesday that the military has formed a committee to oversee improvements to the Walter Reed Army Medical Center. The co-chairman of the independent review group, Togo West, details the responsibilities of the new committee.
A House committee heard testimony Tuesday from the family of fallen Army Ranger Pat Tillman, as well as former Army Private Jessica Lynch. The witnesses suggested the Army glorified their stories to try to bolster war support.
A Chicago boy contracted a life-threatening case of the vaccinia virus -- a virus similar to smallpox -- after his father, a soldier, received the smallpox vaccine. The NewsHour reports on doctors' and the military's efforts to prevent and treat…
The constitutional battle between Congress and President Bush over Iraq war policy continued Monday. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., threatened to cut off funding for the war if the president vetoes a spending bill that includes a timetable for…
Independent Television News' Julian Maynon has been embedded with American army units in Baghdad, tracking the progress of anti-insurgency forces. He filed two reports on the situation.
The Senate questioned Army officials Tuesday about the conditions at Walter Reed Army Medical Center and other troop treatment centers around the country. NewsHour reports on the hearings.
Defense Secretary Robert Gates announced Friday that an independent panel will be formed to review problems at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, with a report due in 45 days. Ray Suarez reports on Gates' call for action and change at…
Officials opened Building 18 of the Walter Reed medical center to the media after reports described mold-covered walls and mice at the outpatient facility. Two former patients discuss their treatment, then Reps. Bob Filner and Christopher Shays react to the…
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